June 5, 2011

Battle Brewing Over Florida Voting Law

Posted in Voting Rights tagged at 9:00 AM by minoritybrief

By: F. Finley McRae, Special to BlackAmericaWeb.com

Another bitter voting rights battle is brewing in Florida, this time over the new law passed inthe Republican-dominated state legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott last week.

Black and Latino civic and civil rights activists and good government advocates say the new law, which hasn’t yet been implemented, would hinder and intimidate people of color who attempt to register and vote. The law, the leaders contend, is designed to impede and discourage their participation in the political process.

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